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South Pole Telescope-discovered galaxy observed by ALMA and Hubble Space Telescope
ALMA Finds ‘Monster’ Starburst Galaxies
March 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope have discovered starburst galaxies earlier in the Universe’s history than they were previously thought to have existed.

Chilean President Addresses ALMA Inauguration Ceremony.
ALMA Inauguration
March 13, 2013 at 4:33 pm | Announcement

ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony that brought together representatives from the international astronomical community.

Structure of cyanomethanimine
Icy Cosmic Start for Amino Acids and DNA
February 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm | News Release

Using new technology at the telescope and in laboratories, researchers have discovered an important pair of prebiotic molecules in interstellar space.

Graphic illustrating the Yarkovsky Effect
Getting the Right Spin on a Close-Passing Asteroid
February 14, 2013 at 5:11 pm | News Release

The record-setting close approach of an asteroid on February 15 is an exciting opportunity for scientists, and a research team will use National Radio Astronomy Observatory and NASA telescopes to gain a key clue that will help them predict the future path of this nearby cosmic neighbor.

Microquasar Makes a Giant Manatee Nebula
Microquasar Makes a Giant Manatee Nebula
January 19, 2013 at 5:24 pm | News Release

A new view of a 20,000-year old supernova remnant demonstrates the upgraded imaging power of the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array and provides more clues to the history of this giant cloud that resembles a beloved endangered species, the Florida Manatee.

Mapping the Milky Way
Mapping the Milky Way
January 9, 2013 at 5:22 pm | News Release

Astronomers have discovered hundreds of previously-unknown sites of massive star formation in the Milky Way, including the most distant such objects yet found in our home Galaxy.

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